Donald Scarinci on the 100 Greatest Modern World Coins: Whitman

In March 2020, Whitman Publishing will release 100 Greatest Modern World Coins, by numismatists Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker. The 168-page coffee-table hardcover will...

CoinWeek Streaming News: 2020 America the Beautiful Quarter PROOF SET Released…

  The 2020 United States Mint release calendar continues at a busy pace this January with the release of the 2020 America the Beautiful Quarter...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Nabataeans

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...reat must have been the opulence of a city, which could dedicate such monuments to the memory of its...

Doug Winter: What Sold Best at DWN in 2019

Gold Coins by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   Instead of the tired “what was hot/what was not” end-of-the-year articles that I typically...

Why Was the Mintmark Moved on Walking Liberty Half Dollars ?

Walking Liberty Half Dollars by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Walking Liberty half dollars are widely considered among the most beautiful coins the United States...

The Coin Analyst: The Most Profitable Modern Coins of 2019

The Most Profitable Modern Coins by Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   In 2019 two major trends stood out in modern coins. The first trend was...

CoinWeek IQ – Intro to Colonial State Copper Coinages

Colonial State Coppers by Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Colonial coins and Federal issues are entirely different beasts, and when you’re first getting into colonials,...

Jeff Garrett: The Challenges of Circulated Coinage

Take the scenic route when collecting circulated coins   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The most common advice any experienced numismatist will dispense...

CoinWeek IQ: Heritage Auctions’ 2020 FUN Sale Preview

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   One of the largest coin, currency, medal, and collectibles auctions in the world is set to take place at...

2020 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins: The Last of Their Breed

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The Proof version of the 2020 American Silver Eagle is set for release on January 3, but it won’t...

Franklin Mint, QVC Founder Joseph M. Segel: In Memoriam

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Saturday, December 21, Joseph Segel--"serial entrepreneur" and founder of both the Franklin Mint and QVC--died in hospice of congestive...

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

Ancient Coin Collecting by Joe Jaroch - Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ......   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a...

Sea Creatures on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ANCIENT PEOPLE WHO lived around the shores of the Mediterranean were intimately familiar with the...

CoinWeek Podcast #124: 2019 Year in Review

 CoinWeek Podcast #124: 2019 Year in Review Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. In this episode...

Unintentional Ways Collectors Damage Coins – And How to Stop!

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Most coin collectors know the major deadly sin regarding the handling of coins: don’t clean them! Yet a variety...

The 10th Anniversary of the Lincoln Shield Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   It’s perhaps hard to believe that 10 years have already passed since the first Lincoln Union Shield cent emerged...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – Ravenna: From Imperial Capital to Byzantine...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...he sick promenade while the doctors lie abed, the baths freeze while the houses burn, the living are thirsty...

Coin Profiles: United States 1923 Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

Description: The Saint-Gaudens $20 gold double eagle is one of the most famous of all American coin types, acclaimed as one of the most beautiful...

Coin Profile: United States 1939 Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

Classic US Coins – 10 Trophy Gold Coins and Their Pitches

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   When it comes to gold, I define a “Trophy Coin” as one that suitably combines rarity,...

The 1960 Small Date Cent: The Coin That Kicked off a...

By David W. Lange for CoinWeek .....   There are a handful of events that have brought the hobby of collecting coins front and center in...

CoinWeek Launches CoinWeek Supplies

By CoinWeek .....   CoinWeek has just launched our new online store, CoinWeek Supplies. At CoinWeek Supplies, we offer virtually everything a collector needs to take...

Legend Rare Coin Regency Auction 35 Preview

Legend Rare Coin Auction Preview by Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency Auction 35 will be held on December 12 at...

United States 1914-D Lincoln Cent

Description The Lincoln cent is the United States' longest-serving coin. Its 1909 debut marked the centennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln and its elegant...

The Year That Was: Winners and Losers at the US Mint...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The United States Mint had a busy year in 2019, which isn't surprising given the amazing pace at which...

Jeff Garrett: The Difference a Point Makes in Certified Coins

With the popularity of online set registries, coin collecting has become a competitive sport   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Sometimes one point...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Celtic Coinage of Gaul

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   All Gaul is divided into three parts, one of which the Belgae inhabit, the Aquitani another, those who in...

United States 1974-D Eisenhower Dollar

Description: Besides removing silver from the quarter, dime, and nickel, the Coinage Act of 1965 also mandated that no new silver dollars could be coined...

United States 1940 Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

The Gold Coins of San Francisco, Part V: “With Motto” Half...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Links to Earlier Parts: $1 Gold | $2.50 Quarter Eagle | $3 Gold | $5 No Motto...